Web Desk February 17, 2021

The monitoring group of Azerbaijani human rights organizations appealed to President Ilham Aliyev with a request to pardon a large group of convicts, according to a member of the Monitoring Group, head of the Society for the Protection of Women’s Rights Novella Jafaroglu.


Human rights activists believe that the upcoming Novruz holiday is a good reason for pardoning a large group of convicts, including political prisoners, she said.


Earlier, the Baku Human Rights Club also called on the head of state to sign a pardon decree and presented a list of 110 people.


Source: Turan News Agency

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